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Glycymeris fulleri

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Glycymeris fulleri Kensley and Pether p. 198 figs. 33, 34

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciesfulleri

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
B. Kensley and J. Pether 1986All material in poor condition, with external surfaces exfoliating, and shape frequently deformed. Shell slightly inequilateral, posterior margin slightly more pointed than anterior margin; slightly wider than high. Sculpture of about 40 radiating, apparently flattened ribs, becoming obsolete in anterior and posterior part of shell. Ventral margin faintly crenulate in external view, internally more strongly crenulate. Anterior and posterior adductor muscle scarsĀ· situated on faint ledge. Hinge area with teeth discontinuous below umbo, divided into two groups, each of 7-9 teeth.